Benjamin Lee Samuel Nelson (Waterloo): Unwritten Law: Three Selections in the History of Political Philosophy. Brenner M. Fissell (Georgetown): Plato's Theory of Democratic Decline. Josiah Ober (Stanford): Thucydides as Prospect Theorist. Emma Brown (Edinburgh): “Hooped Within the Great Wheel of Necessity”: The Interrelation of War and Peace in Anglo-Saxon Political Thought. Fania Oz-Salzberger (Haifa): The Political Thought of John Locke and the Significance of Political Hebraism. A review of Political Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Authors and Argument, ed. Catherine H. Zuckert. From The Art of Theory, an interview with Josiah Ober, a classicist and political theorist at Stanford University. The first chapter from Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau by Christopher Brooke. Happy Birthday to Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Why the world’s first celebrity intellectual still matters (and more). Gerald Gaus on Rawls and Hobbes. Freedom is a chilly virtue: An interview with Michael Ignatieff on Isaiah Berlin's definition of freedom, politics and the freedom not to be political.